Much of it is excellent and a skeleton for delivery, but it will need work to put flesh on the bones.
Posts Tagged: Planning Policy
The issue is a case study in where power lies in this country.
It would be a betrayal of every value we hold dear if we deny the next generation the chance to own their own homes.
What stands in the way of the homes, jobs and savings proclaimed on the masthead of this site is not a state that’s too liberal, but one that’s not liberal enough.
There is a huge amount of talk about solving the problem, but too little effective action.
The Social Justice Queen’s Speech 4) If we’re to boost home ownership, councils must build more housing
The public sector has an indispensable role in building more homes for sale.
The post-war New Towns are a great inspiration and demonstration of what can be achieved with determination.
They could provide as many as a million homes over ten years.
Lord Lexden’s Bill provides an opportunity to bring real localism and better design to building new homes.
The Government is in danger of trying to unpick the housing lock with the wrong key or, in exasperation, simply kicking the door down – which would be a vote-loser.
Councillors need not be passive as planning officers push through ugly developments.
Are high-rise cityscapes doomed to failure? The Manhattan skyline would suggest not. However, what works for New York is not easily translated to London.
Allowing councils to build new green settlements will empower local communities and deliver one million new homes.
If litter is a class issue, then it’s also a gender and generational issue – because, judging by its composition, a disproportionate amount is clearly generated by young males
We need a way of improving the supply, affordability and quality of new housing. The question is whether loosening the Green Belt is going to achieve that.